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their inherent political power under the constitution finished the task. they embraced the new taxes of proposition 30 by a healthy margin of 55% to 44%. [ applause ] michelle obama members of the legislature, i salute you and the unions, their leaders. you showed what ordinary people can do when they're united and organized. i salute those leaders of california business and the individual citizens who proudly stood with us. i salute the teachers and the students and the parents and the college presence, the whole school community. when describing what stirs people to action, feeling begets feeling and great feeling begets great feeling. you were alarmed, stirred yourself to action and victory was the outcome. that was 2012. what a year. both 2011 and 2012 were remarkable. you did great things. renewable energy mandate, the workers compensation, the reorganization of state government, protecting our forests and strengthening our timber industry, reforming our welfare system and launching the first high speed rail system in the nation. but of course, governing never ends. we have pro
income tax bump. we may finish the month $4 billion ahead of what forecasters expected. it could be the biggest one- month overage in recent memory. the state celt a record on the 16th when the franchise tax board received $2.2 billion in taxes. experts say the excess cash maying the combination of state and federal tax changes. >>> officials at california state university says governor brown's budget falls $2 a million short of what -- $250 million short of what they need. he said the figure is not realistic, pointing in particular to $86 million for a 3% raise for employees. he said it will be hard to get the legislature to approve that since other state employees have not had raises. >>> a controversial consultant will come in to open the oakland police department combat a recent rise in crime. as ktvu eight alex savidge shows us, the plan was approved during a heated argument that stretched into the early- morning hours. >> shame on you! >> reporter: an angry reaction from the audience inside oakland's city hall as the council vote came down just after 2:00 this morning. memb
up a fight in the spring over taxes, spending and the deficit. >>> it appears california will finish the month with a bump in tax revenue. according to the legislative analyst's office, the state is expected to end january $4 billion ahead of projections. the state also set a record on january 16 when the franchise tax board received $2.2 billion in taxes. experts say the excess money may be the result of a combination of state and federal tax changes. >>> government figures released today indicate that union membership in the united states is at its lowest level since the 1930's. the bureau of labor statistics says union labor declined. it's a drop of about 400,000 workers. the losses were spread across both the government and private sectors. >>> a state appeals court has upheld the right of a san jose car dealer to share its tips with other employees. in a unanimous decision, judges from the sixth district court of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips
$4 billion more in tax revenue than expected. january16 turned out to be a record setting day with the franchise tax board receiving $2.2 billion in taxes. mostly from the 6% of filers who pay taxes quarterly. one observer suggests the spike may be from people taking profits ahead of increase in the federal tax rate. >>> governor brown is scheduled to give his third state of the state address tomorrow morning. no word from the staff on what the focus will be. political observers expect the governor to discuss a proposed tunnel to ship water. other topics include education reform, and high speed rail. you can watch the governor's address here on ktvu. it's set to start at 9:00 tomorrow morning. if you are away from your tv, we will be streaming it, on all of our mobile platforms. >>> apple's ceo talks about record revenues today, but warns about a challenging future. >> i just told you about the rainfall around the bay area today. coming up, i'm tracking how much more you can expect on your morning commute. >> but first, right after the break, making music history right here in
spending down and voters who approved proposition 30 raising taxes in november. in his speech browne called for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most o
campaigned for a voter approved tax hike. he turns 75 in april and has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta. you can watch the address right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news which starts at 9:00 a.m. and it will be treatmented live right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it is expected to show some unexpected income. it will be more than projected. they set a record on january 16th and most of the money came from taxes quarterly. it is also from people taking profits ahead of the federal tax rate. >>> san jose sharks played their first game in months and janine de la vega is where tonight's home opener is sold out. >> reporter: tonight they will be packed with the sharks fans for their long awaited team and this is the first game since the lock out ended. they have been training to fear up for the -- gear up for the season and they have already won in alberto but now they are going to the hp pavilion have been suffering from game nights. we are also out of jobs but
year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move water from northern california to southern california. part of today's state of the state address will be very positive in tone. the governor expected to point out that california is leading the nation in job growth and that the state's credit rating has improved dramaticly over the past several years. last b
about every republican senator who voted for this. we have cut taxes with the republicans and cut spending with the republicans and democrats, on evaluatbviously a done a lot of other things but the american people have to be engaged in this and we did thorough research after the election and this is what they want to do, focus on balanced debt reduction, how to help the middle class, immigration, gun safety, energy and we want to be sure in the country these debates are not quiet debates in rooms in washington, exclusively. that there are people out there in the country pushing for action. >> chris: when the president talks in that clip about the republicans have suspicions about social security. suspicions about feeding poor kids, that is not true. >> listen, chris -- >> they have different ideas about how to save social security. not suspicions about social security. >> well, i think again, where common ground does exist on the need to reduce the deficit in a balanced way that will help the economy grow, amongst democrats on the hill, and, a few republicans, the barrier to prog
and they expect an optimistic speech that looks forward. he successfully approved a campaign tax hike and he has a chance to establish a legacy and is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to move tunnels through the southerland and through the delta. >>> we will stream in on our mobile platforms. apple was not what people expected. iphone sales leveled off and growth is slowing. they deinfluenced any -- denounced any new ideas and they said it is filled with -- chock filled with new ideas and it is not as high and is expected to dip later today. >>> we are doing well around the bay area and as a matter of fact if we look at the pictures i want to show you east shore freeway is doing welcoming out from vallejo, but it is still wet as you might see when you leave the house pause of the overnight rain and no major problems pie the toll and traffic is moving along nicely. >>> if you are driving on the peninsular southbound 101 to redwood city and palo alto, if you are driving off to the freeways the drive is off to a good start and 880 and 208 is being picked up, rosemary
. >> the passengers are perking up on it and enjoying it, but then come some other panhandlers. my taxes dur, i can't even pay off my ferrari. >> i was at the circumstance ace few minut f trying to raise money for my band. >> then a mariachi band comes on. >> watch what happens when the police comes on. >> quiet with the music. everybody soliciting get off the train. i've seen it before. i don't want to hear it. >> they're telling the cop, this is a -- >> i don't want to hear it. >> excuse me, excuse me. >> what? >> what? >> get off the train. >> he's telling everybody to get off, but everybody's applauding like, this is a great show. i loved it! >> everybody's attention, please, i'm sorry to trouble everybody, i'm trying to raise money for the police benevolent association. >> the end. the sketch was done by a group of people who were a bunch of actors. kind of an improvisation group. all the actors were given one or two lines of dialogue, but the rest it, improvise, and i think they a pretty good job. >>> time to bust a move. >> look at the guy. he is really committed. >> he's not holding anythin
say he survived and success fully campaigned for a voter approved tax hike and now has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta to the southerland. you can watch right here and we will also stream it on our mobile platforms. >>> they will start at the shark tank and now in san jose where the tension is definitely building. >>> fans here put up a big sharks' banner for everybody to see. >> reporter: tonight there will be a lot of teal and black for everybody to see and they have not played in the last 3 and a half months because owners and players could not come up with a collective bargaining agreement but since the lock out it has now been shortened only a few games and some fans say there are no hard feelings. >> i am not mad about it, it is business because they have to get it right first. they all have to come together and figure out what it is. we are the ones out here waiting and i am not mad but i am excited they are here. >> reporter: the return of the sharks sig
rafael could soon be paying less in taxes if they so choose. the school board will consider asking voters to remove the parcel tax in a special mail in election this week. last year the fund generated $4.8 million. the district says in a recent poll 70% of eligible voters said they would vote to extend that tax. >>> national program to reduce childhood obesity is expanded to two bay area cities. members will be working in the oakland school district and in santa cruz. food core is a decision of aimer corp. its goal is to educate chirp about nutrition. >>> michael bloomberg has donated about $1 billion to his alma mater. $100million of that donation is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. according to the university, bloomberg is believed to be the first person to ever reach the $1 billion level of giving to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is urging his party to stay unitied. he spoke to a group of conservatives yesterday in washington. he told the crowd they must stick agent together and pick their fig
to a new lower sprewell plaza. >> this was initially introduced by students and they taxed themselves to pay for the project. >> the campus paid for half of the project and the students paid for the other half. >> student government and otherrants will be relocated to the echelon hall. >>> if you find yourself in a rocky romantic relationship, it could be related to how much sleep you are getting. the uc berkeley study says people who don't get enough sleep may not be expressing enough gratitude in their romantic relationships. sleepless people tend to be more self-centered and are too tired to express appreciation. expression of gratitude can lead to positive mental thinking and physical benefits. i'm not gonna say anything about my situation. [laughter] >> 8:23. let's go to sal with another check on our traffic this morning. >> good morning, everybody. if you work in morning, tv, that's especially funny. let's go out and see what we have. i think i can save you some time today. 880 is slow. 580 is not quite as slow. you might want to get over there instead. when up get to the bay br
did it also with tax rates. we have to take a break, when we come back, secretary of state hillary clinton has a rare joint interview with the president and trades parting shots with congress. ♪ >> chris: still to come our power player of the week. he says he's not a biographer, he's a student of power. how you get it, and what you do with it. >> you are at war, because you are constantly saying, look what he's doing now. >> chris: stay tuned, we'll be right back. you in heaven. wrapped in luxury. you in action. you in motion. you in luck. play in style. talking stick resort, scottsdale. book now to enjoy cactus league spring training rates. >> president barack obama: i want to have a chance to publicly say thank you. because, i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we have had. >> president obama asked me to be secretary of state and i said yes, and why did he ask me and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> chris: president clinton and hillary clinton, in an unusual joint interview as she ends four years as secretary of state. we'
. >> sentially taxed themselves to pay for the project and the students paid 1/2 of the project. >> they will be located at the new hall when the project is completed in 2015. >>> williams smashed her racket several times during her painful loss to an american teenager. she hurt her back slowing down her serve causing obvious pain and many predict 16-year-old sloane stevens could become the next superstar. >>> and now a new menu items. they are concerned about the cost of beef so they are trying out what they call burritos. >>> -- that will be called burritos. >>> and in los gatos, it has been done at the eye -- eiffel towers and now they are stepping in but they are offering a romantic area to profess their love and they will discuss that option and many others. let's look at traffic and i guess there are bart delays this morning. >> yes they were doing track workings nothing major and we will let you know about that. and let's have more as traffic continues to move along towards the south bay and southbound 680 traffic does look good heading down to the bottom of the hill. let
are getting a look at where your tax dollars are going. we found crews yesterday with headlamps they are operating heavy machinery, installing lighting. they are working with the equipment there. cal tran says the fourth bore is 75-80% complete and set to open later this year. >>> in over night news a car fire forced the i vassuation of an -- evacuation of an apartment building in redwood city. the car was parked in a car pot when it caught fire. while investigators aren't commenting, tenants believe it was intentionally set because there were two separate fires one in the front of the car and the other in the trunk. >> i hear the alarm going off. i came down to see what was going on. i open my door and i immediately smoke. >> there were no injuries reported. firefighters did keep the flames from spreading to the upstairs apartment. >>> hundreds of voluntaries fanned out across san francisco to count the city's homeless. the census is taken every two years. collected data is used to provide services to homeless. >> i'm a san francisco resident and this is a way for the city to c
is threatening to move out of california because of tax changes. some interpreted his remarks meaning that he's going to move out of the state. mickelson later said that he is not making plans about moving out of california and he apologized. >>> the entire dream liner fleet was grounded worldwide last week after problems with its lithium ion batteries caused an emergency landing in japan. meantime al-nippon is canceling their lines through january 28th. >>> toyota's prius is now number one in california. the prius has ended the honda civic reign as the most sold vehicle in california. according to new car dealers association almost 61,000 prius hybrids were sold last year. toyota and honda dominated car sales last year. after the prius and civic toyota's camera came in third followed by the honda accord, toyota co corolla and honda crv. >>> ktvu's tom vacar gives us a close up look at work on the bay bridge and why crews are under the gun to end early. >> the first order of business is we needed to start dismantling the damaged portions of the system. >> reporter: this time as last time the
are bring ewe firsthand look at your tax dollars at work. ktvu cameras got a peek inside the tunnels. we found crews with headlamps operating heavy machinery and installing lighting. federal stimulus funds are paying for two-thirds of the project. contra costa county taxpayers are funding for the rest. >> when the fourth ward is done cal tran will be dedicating two bores perm lently -- permanently to eastbound traffic and two to westbound traffic. >> they will begin laying the roadbed next month. the bore is set to open later this year. >>> retired contra costa county fire captain is accused of stealing gears from fire stations. he faces grand theft and burglary charges. they recovered 268 stolen items. including uniforms, tools, and other items. he retired just before getting arrested. he's out on $30,000 bail. >>> it looks like senior officials from the states park department has dodged a big bullet. charges won't be filed after allegations they hid millions of dollars in state funds. the funding scandal came as the state threatened to close 70 parks because of dozens of budget cuts. >
and authorities are preparing for the worst. >>> we are bringing you a firsthand look at your tax dollars at work in the tunnel. we got a look inside the 4th bore yesterday. we found crews hard at work inside. federal stimulus funds are paying for two thirds of the 400 million-dollar project. taxpayers are funding the rest. >> when it's done caltrans will be dedicating two bores permanently to eastbound traffic and two permanently to westbound traffic. >> caltrans said the 4th is 75 to 80% done. they will start laying the road bed next month and it's set to open later this year. >>> federal safety regulators say no matter what anyone else is saying the dream liner investigation continues. the head of the ntsb unsettling description of how serious this matter may be. >>> facebook founder is getting involved in politics. . >>> welcome back. taking you live to new york. dow back from its earlier gain. still up 17.5 points, s&p500 testing the 1500 level and a lot of familiar names in stocks to watch today. johnson and johnson up, part of the dow -- and it's earning estimates. p and g better than ex
is set after americans anxiously watched the fiscal cliff fight at christmastime, worried their taxes would go up. knowing that the parties are torn, polarized, not speaking to each other and the president has a lot of work to begin tomorrow. just a short time, unlike the first time riding high on public opinion and four years ahead of him, everyone else who has to face an election unlike president obama is looking at the elections in 2014 and midterm elections. he doesn't have a lot of time before he is truly a lame duck and he knows that. shepard: so there is work to be done. we begin by swearing him in this morning in washington. it will be quite an event. everybody who is anybody is here. except as you mentioned some from the bush family who stayed back home in texas. our expectation is, that we'll get started here pretty quick. they're going to follow tradition from start to finish. >> yes. it is a day full of much ceremony. there is order to this day. it really doesn't change. there is going to be a luncheon. as you know, 200 place settings were set last night in statuary hall f
think, on sunday. back to you. >>> a man from tax texas is one of the victims killed in the algeria hostage taking situation. the family is having to deal with it. >> terrorism and texas don't go together. >> victor lovelady just returned to the natural gas plant. the algerian military moved in on saturday. 38 of the hostages were killed. two americans are among those killed. >>> france says there's 1,000 african troops in mally to force out islamic militants who have taken out part, of the country. france has more than 2,000 troops -- troops in mally. islamic militants are leeching areas that they had taken control of after being pounded by air strikes. >>> prince harry is returning home after a five-month reemployment in afghanistan. he call -- calls came to fi -- calls came in during unexpected moments even during one interview. >> it wasn't done in one day, it just -- >> prince harry was stationed at the camp with a simple bunk and phone while he was there, learned his sister-in-law is expecting a baby. >> very unfair. that's just the media for you. i don't think hope she gets t
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